AMMS Lion's Roar

"Recognize the Roar"

Monday, March 20th, 2023

2022 - 2023 School Year

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Follow link from Fulton County Schools about Youth Art Month

Mr. Trey Martin, Principal

Ms. Anita Erickson, 8th grade Assistant Principal

Dr. Mimi Gamel, 7th grade Assistant Principal

Mrs. Ashley Perry, 6th grade Assistant Principal

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

March 21st - Multicultural Night - 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Students must have and adult chaperon)


March 22nd to April 20th - Ramadan


March 23rd - Scoliosis Screening (6th and 8th Grade)


April 3rd - April 7th - Spring Break


April 5th - April 13th - Passover


April 9th - Easter


April 12th - Rising 6th Grade Parent Meeting - 6:00 p.m.


April 13th - 7th Grade Social 4:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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1. First, go through the volunteer process from Fulton County Schools

Safety & Security / Register as a Volunteer (fultonschools.org)


2. Second, if you want to participate showing off the beauty of your culture,

Please fill out this form Multicultural Night Sign Up


3. Permission form for parents to fill out for student participation.

Multicultural Night Volunteer Permission Form

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Scoliosis Screening

The Fulton County School System (District Health Services) will soon conduct the annual state-mandated Scoliosis Screenings for sixth and eighth-grade students.

Autrey Mill Middle School will conduct Scoliosis Screenings on Thursday, March 23, 2023, during the school day for 6th & 8th grades ONLY.


For more information about scoliosis or the screening process, please see the forms/letters linked below.


Click HERE to watch the “Scolio What” video by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Fast Facts About Scoliosis – English

Fast Facts About Scoliosis - Spanish

Fulton County Scoliosis Screening Letter & Opt-Out Form – 6th Grade

Fulton County Scoliosis Screening Letter & Opt-Out Form – 6th Grade (Spanish)

Fulton County Scoliosis Screening Letter & Opt-Out Form – 8th Grade

Fulton County Scoliosis Screening Letter & Opt-Out Form – 8th Grade (Spanish)

Parents or guardians can choose to NOT have their student screened for scoliosis by selecting the opt-out option on Form #4400 or opt-out of the school scoliosis screening event.


Students will be asked to participate in the screening event unless you have submitted forms to opt-out.


If you choose to opt-out, please print and complete the Fulton County Parent Scoliosis Screening Letter or Form #4400 and return to the AMMS Front Office by Tuesday, March 21, 2023.

If you have questions, please contact Anita Erickson (ericksona@fultonschools.org)

Parent Volunteers are still needed to assist at AMMS with the screening process on March 23, 2023.


  • There are 2 shifts available.
  • Training will be provided.
  • If you are available and can assist with the screening process, it would be greatly appreciated.
  • Please follow the steps below.


First, you must sign up to be a Volunteer with Fulton County Schools. Safety & Security / Register as a Volunteer (fultonschools.org)


Second, you must sign up with Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F44A8AA22A5FECF8-amms8

Dress Code Information

Warmer weather is just around the corner so please be mindful to wear appropriate clothing to school.

Autrey Mill Middle School Dress Code:

Private body parts must be covered

  1. Undergarments must be covered

  1. Hoods must stay off head

  1. No hats (exception for Hijab)

  1. No sunglasses

  1. Costumes are not permitted, unless specified by the school

  1. Onesies and silk pajamas are not permitted

  1. Messages, graphics, and pictures of/or promoting drugs/alcohol, violence, weapons, sexual content, hate, or anything that administration deems inappropriate are not permitted.

  1. Shoes should be safe and appropriate for school.

*Note: all language and graphics on clothing and personal items should be inclusive and kind.

Students and parents are expected to honor the dress code so that valuable school time is not spent examining student attire to determine appropriateness. If a student is determined to be violating the dress code, they will be given a PE uniform to wear for the rest of the day and possible disciplinary action for repeated dress code violations.

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MOVING OVER THE SUMMER?

Summer is often a time when families move and transfer their children to another school. If this is something that your family is planning, please let the Counseling Office know, as it is helpful to know which students are not returning and where they are going. A Fulton County Withdrawal Form is required to be filled out, whenever a student moves to a new school. The student’s records will be sent once a Request for Records is requested by the new school throught ScribOrder: https://fultonga.scriborder.com/


Please contact Barbara Pieper with any questions, 470-254-8244 or pieperb@fultonschools.org.

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Accepting Nominations for 2023-2024 AMMS PTA Board of Directors

The AMMS PTA nominating committee is pleased to announce we are accepting nominations for the 2023-2024 AMMS PTA Board of Directors! We are looking for volunteers to fill the positions listed below. You must have a current PTA membership to be considered or plan to become a member by August 2023. All nominees must give their consent by completing the nomination form attached. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 31, 2023. Nominees will be contacted directly by a nominating committee member to discuss position duties and qualifications. We hope you will join our board and help continue our commitment to improving the educational experience for our students, teachers, and administrators.


  • Co-President
  • Secretary
  • Vice President of Academic Enrichment
  • Vice President of Administrative Support

Please direct any questions to Paula Havard at autreymillpta@gmail.com.


Description of Open Positions


Nomination Form


The nominating committee does not fill the positions of Parliamentarian, Committee Chairs, or Committee members but will forward information of anyone interested in those positions to the new board of directors upon their election.

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Muslim Students Association Toy Drive

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The MSA is having a toy drive from 3/20/23 to 3/30/2023 for Eid. We are donating toys for refugees to bring them joy for Eid.


Eid al Fitr is celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting for Muslims in the US and around the world.


Please donate an unwrapped gift in the donation box in the front rotunda, or in room F108 or you can use this Amazon wish list. Thank you for your generosity.


Amazon wish list link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3PWQB0A310ACH?ref=cm_sw_em_r_un_un_5B2NJ8A8IfNv9

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Reminder to Parents

Extended Homeroom Schedule March 22nd

Milestones Secure Practice Test during homeroom.


Please remind students to fully charge their devices the night before and bring device to school.

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Yearlong Connections Course Info for Rising 8th Grade Students

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Attention Parents

6th and 7th Grade students will swap bell schedules March 28th due to a 7th grade fieldtrip.


Please note the lunch times will be different.

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Immunization Requirements

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Autrey Mill Recognition

Congratulations to our state level finalists in MathCounts competition and Reflections:

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AMMS MathCounts Georgia State Finalists:

Dennis X. (8th grade)

Kevin F. (8th grade)

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AMMS Reflections Georgia State Finalists:

Ella M. (8th grade)

Kevin F. (8th grade)

Jason L. (6th grade)

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Congratulations to our Fulton County Schools Career and Technical Education Participants for Winning the Grand Prize.

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On Saturday, February 25th Fulton County Schools held the Middle School Career and Technical Education – CTAE Career Expo. Students participated in hands on activities and demonstrations to explore the career pathways. Congratulations to our two AMMS students grand prize winners! Bhaavysari G. (7th Grader at Autrey Mill Middle School), Idin F. (7th Grader at Autrey Mill Middle School)

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Media Center Event

Media Center Newsletter

Here is the March Newsletter https://express.adobe.com/page/ntuZCRJqLC7HH/


Enjoy!

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May Madness 22-23

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Link to OSP Autrey Mill MS (osmsinc.com) for May Madness T-Shirts.
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AMMS School Store Volunteers Sign Up 2nd Semester 2022-2023

Calling all AMMS parents and guardians! The School Store needs volunteers for this semester! Join the team to meet new people, be involved and have fun! This is a biweekly 1 1/2 hour commitment. #ammspta Use the QR code or link to sign up to volunteer at The School Store today! https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0f44a8aa22a5fecf8-amms6

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Innovation Academy

The link is a quick overview of who we are as a school and what we offer our students.

https://adobe.ly/3ttCCzc

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Counseling Office Information

Fulton County Public Schools is now offering a secure website to facilitate student records requests and transcripts.

All requests for student records/information will be submitted and paid for (if applicable) online. Phone and fax requests will no longer be accepted.

Fulton County Schools Transcripts and Records Requests (scriborder.com)

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From the desk of our Social Worker, Dr. John B. Burger, LCSW

Attendance Information

Parent's Responsibility When a Child is Absent

  • Parents should notify the school before or after the absence(s)
  • Notes should be directed to attendance owner at the school
  • Handwritten note or email
  • Notification from parents should happen no later than 5 days after absence




Middle and High School

  • Middle/High School messages begin going out around 4:30 p.m. on the day of the absence.
  • If your student is absent or misses one or more periods of the school day, they will be marked with an "A" (for absent) in our attendance system, and you will receive an automated phone call and email message to the designated contact info you provided in Infinite Campus. This includes excused absences that are approved in advance.
  • Errors can occur and if you feel you received a phone call by mistake, contact your school front office to verify that your student’s attendance record is accurate.
  • If your student's absence was unexpected, please remember to contact your child's school by sending in a note or email so the absence can be marked "excused" in the system.

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FCS COVID 19 Reporting Procedures

FCS COVID 19 Reporting

Due to the ever-changing nature of this pandemic, the district will continue to monitor COVID data and recommendations, consult with public health officials, and make additional adjustments as necessary. If your child is sick, please keep them home. Families are still required to report a confirmed positive case of COVID-19, a pending COVID-19 test result (regardless of the reason for testing), and a direct contact with a person who is COVID-19 positive. FCS student/parents must use the Parent Reporting Portal to make the COVID-19 report.

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After reporting a positive COVID case through the parent portal, please email Dr. Gamel at gamel@fultonschools.org

COMMUNITY NEWS

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Ivy Bridge Debate

Class dates for debate: February 7th to May 2nd


Please click the link for registration:

https://ivydebate.com/academic-camps/school-debate-program-autrey-mill-middle-school/

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Registration includes all event activities as well as pizza for lunch. Please register all members of your family who will be attending and participating in lunch.


If you are Interested in learning more about this event and how to register can be found using the link below.



https://americancouncilofengineeringcompaniesofgeorgiaacec.growthzoneapp.com/eventcalendar/Details/2023-introduce-a-girl-to-engineering-day-794530?sourceTypeId=Hub

District News

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